For early-stage tech employers, rapid business growth can quickly lead to costly employment and immigration law missteps. Risks can be magnified when striving to attract talent. Please listen to the robust and enlightening discussion among Jackson Lewis immigration attorneys Zain Abidi and Benjamin Lau, together with Jackson Lewis employment attorney Doug Klein, here.
Immigration Considerations for Foreign Property Developers Looking to Enter U.S. Market: L-1 Route
The average American may not know that some of the largest real estate developments in recent history were completed by foreign real estate companies. The L-1 nonimmigrant visa classification can provide a useful pathway for such multinational companies. See more in our publication here.
O-1A Visas in Gaming: From the Programmer to the Athlete
In the competitive global video game industry, the United States remains at the forefront despite the recent rise in foreign gaming companies. Some of the most prestigious video gaming studios are located in the United States, and the battle among studios for elite talent to work on their breakout productions is fierce. Studios are forced…
Immigration and Labor Shortages
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are far reaching. The labor shortage plaguing America has been one of the most publicized. Why is it so difficult for some employers to find employees? The 2020 United States Census offers possible reasons: an aging population, decreased fertility rates, and low rates of immigration.
The 7.4% population…
EB-5 Investor Visa Update
While the news on the EB-5 investor visa appear promising, Congress has still failed to reauthorize the EB-5 regional center program beyond its June 30, 2021, sunset date.
Reduced Minimum Investment Amount
A federal district judge has struck down the 2019 EB-5 “modernization” regulation, finding the rule was invalid because it was enacted by DHS…
The Future of EB-5 Investor Visa
The EB-5 Investor Visa was created by an act of Congress in 1993, and it has proved to be a critical driver in American job creation since its inception.
By some estimates, the program has brought in over $20.6 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) at no cost to the American taxpayer. The program…